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An Elizabethan bronze mortar

PROBABLY NORWICH, C.1590

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An Elizabethan bronze mortar
Probably Norwich, c.1590
The body cast three times with a heraldic lion passant guardant, a loop handle to the side
5 3/8in. (13.7cm.) diameter; 4½in. (11.4cm.) high;
and a bronze pestle, probably 18th century -- 7¾in. (19.7cm.) long (2)
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Lot Essay

Similar mortars of this type often bear the Norwich Arms stamp.
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